Percentage of Adults Ages 65 Years and Older Who Did Not Get
Immunized Against Influenza During the Past 12 Months

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 723 31.9 1.1 29.7 34.0
  . . . . .
SEX . . . . .
Male 255 30.5 1.7 27.1 33.9
Female 468 32.8 1.4 30.1 35.5
ETHNICITY . . . . .
Hispanic 14 25.9 7.0 12.3 39.6
Non-Hispanic 708 32.0 1.1 29.8 34.2
RACE . . . . .
White Only 664 31.3 1.1 29.1 33.5
Black Only 25 45.7 7.7 30.7 60.8
Other Race Only 24 33.7 6.2 21.5 45.9
More than One Race 9 61.8 12.5 37.4 86.2
EDUCATION . . . . .
Less than High School 100 35.3 3.3 29.0 41.7
High School Graduate or G.E.D. 283 31.6 1.7 28.2 35.0
Some College 185 32.3 2.2 28.0 36.5
College Graduate 150 29.5 2.3 25.1 33.9
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 88 38.8 3.5 32.0 45.7
$15,000 - $24,999 173 32.0 2.2 27.6 36.4
$25,000 - $34,999 109 31.5 2.8 26.1 37.0
$35,000 - $49,999 66 24.1 2.9 18.4 29.7
$50,000+ 77 36.7 3.7 29.4 43.9
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED . . . . .
None 467 29.2 1.3 26.7 31.7
1-19 Hours 42 37.0 4.9 27.4 46.7
20-39 Hours 60 37.6 4.4 29.1 46.2
40 + Hours 65 43.6 4.5 34.7 52.4
EMPLOYMENT STATUS . . . . .
Employed for Wages / Self-Employed 127 41.4 3.1 35.3 47.5
Out of Work 11 50.4 12.0 26.9 73.8
Homemaker / Student 35 38.0 5.7 26.8 49.2
Retired 527 29.6 1.2 27.3 32.0
Unable to Work 22 38.6 7.6 23.7 53.5
MARITAL STATUS . . . . .
Married / Member of Unmarried Couple 302 30.1 1.6 27.1 33.2
Divorced / Separated 109 44.2 3.5 37.2 51.1
Widowed 284 31.6 1.7 28.3 34.9
Never Married 27 33.9 6.5 21.1 46.7
DISABILITY STATUS . . . . .
Living with a Disability 235 29.0 1.8 25.5 32.5
Living without a Disability 475 33.3 1.4 30.6 36.0
POPULATION DENSITY . . . . .
Frontier 44 24.0 3.7 16.8 31.2
Rural 126 32.9 2.6 27.7 38.0
Densely-settled Rural 126 31.1 2.6 26.0 36.2
Semi-urban 151 36.4 2.6 31.4 41.4
Urban 272 30.9 1.8 27.4 34.3
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS . . . . .
Fair or Poor 165 28.0 2.1 23.9 32.1
Excellent to Good 557 33.2 1.3 30.7 35.7
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS . . . . .
Uninsured 29 63.1 8.3 46.8 79.4
Insured 692 31.1 1.1 29.0 33.3
SMOKING STATUS . . . . .
Current Smoker 100 43.8 3.8 36.3 51.3
Non-Smoker 620 30.6 1.1 28.3 32.8

Numerator: Respondents ages 65 years and older who reported they
did not have a flu shot during the past 12 months.
Denominator: All respondents ages 65 years and older, excluding unknowns and refusals.